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Best American essays.


Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press [1969] .
ISBN 0836911407

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Subjects American essays.
Description viii, 343 p. 23 cm.
Notes Reprint of the 1910 ed.
Contents The way to wealth, by B. Franklin.--The whistle, by B. Franklin.--Defects of the original Confederation, by A. Hamilton.--Objects and powers of a Federal Union, by A. Hamilton.--On a national literature, by W. E. Channing.--The mutability of literature, by W. Irving.--The philosophy of composition, by E. A. Poe.--Compensation, by R. W. Emerson.--Growth: in man; in woman, by S. M. F. Ossoli.--Solitude, by H. D. Thoreau.--Fire-worship, by N. Hawthorne.--Defense of poetry, by H. W. Longfellow.--Table talk, by O. W. Holmes.--Romance, by H. B. Stowe.--Dream-culture, by H. W. Beecher.--At sea, by J. R. Lowell.--My chateaux, by G. W. Curtis.--Beside a city grate: anthracite, by D. G. Mitchell.--Christmas: juventus mundi; giving as a luxury, by C. D. Warner.--A theory of poetry, by H. Timrod.--From Bacon to Beethoven, by S. Lanier.
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